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Gem Newman
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Software Developer and Founder of the Winnipeg Skeptics
Software Developer and Founder of the Winnipeg Skeptics

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LUEE Episode 122: UFOs
On this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else , Gem discusses UFO sightings and claims of otherworldly visitation with Ashlyn, Lauren, and Laura. Life, the Universe & Everything Else is a podcast that delves into issues of science, critical thinki...

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LUEE Episode 121: "Dreams from My Real Father"
On this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else , Ashlyn, Lauren, Gem, and Laura talk about yet another conspiracy film, and Gem closes out the episode with an Alex Jones–themed quiz. Life, the Universe & Everything Else is a podcast that delves int...

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LUEE Episode 120: Fad Diets
On this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else , Ashlyn, Lauren, and Gem discuss fad diets with host Laura Creek Newman, our resident Registered Dietitian. Topics covered in detail include the Paleo Diet, the Sweet Potato Diet, the Blood Type Diet,...

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LUEE Episode 119: Chiropractic
On this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else , Ashlyn, Laura, Gem, and Lauren talk about the history and practice of chiropractic medicine, then Ashlyn hosts a game of -ology A–Z! Life, the Universe & Everything Else is a program promoting secula...

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LUEE Episode 118: The Senses
On this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else , Gem, Ashlyn, and Lauren are joined by Mark Forkheim to talk about the sensory system and do some science along the way! Ashlyn, Lauren, and Gem try sensory isolation, and the episode features live ex...

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LUEE Episode 117: Trump
On this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else , Gem, Ashlyn, Laura, Lauren, and Brendan discuss a few of the many myths and conspiracy theories endorsed by Donald Trump, and Brendan points out that a simple fact check isn't enough. Life, the Unive...

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LUEE Episode 116: Risk
On this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else , Ashlyn, Laura, Gem, and Lauren talk about how bad we are at assessing risk. Also on this episode: Do we get more risk averse as we get older? Is margarine going to kill you, or will a hippopotamus ge...

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LUEE Episode 115: Holiday Charity Special
On the Life, the Universe & Everything Else Holiday Special, Brendan Curran-Johnson joins Gem, Laura, Ashlyn, and Lauren to talk about charitable giving, including how an organization qualifies as a charity, how to maximize the good your contributions can d...

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LUEE Episode 114: Ray Comfort's "Atheist Delusion"
On this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else , Ashlyn, Lauren, Gem, and Laura review Ray Comfort's new "documentary" with special guests Ash Burkowski and David Bonwick, and the panel bids farewell to evangelical cartoonist Jack Chick with a game...

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LUEE Episode 114: Ray Comfort's "Atheist Delusion"
On this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else , Ashlyn, Lauren, Gem, and Laura review Ray Comfort's new "documentary" with special guests Ash Burkowski and David Bonwick, and the panel bids farewell to evangelical cartoonist Jack Chick with a game...
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